Migration

First nation perspective on population and migration policy on post-growth Australia podcast

Professor Anne Poelina, Chair of the Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council and a Nyikina Warrwa Traditional Owner,  talks with SPA’s communication manager Michael Bayliss on the latest episode of PGAP.  The interview can be played below.   https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/17723385-3cd9-4642-b57d-6de8191b8794/ba761f09-3346-4526-9b1d-00e178b80cc7.mp3     Prof.  Poelina is a custodian of her family’s connection to Mardoowarra, at the lower end of …

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SPA in the media to respond to australia’s population slowdown

SPA national president Sandra Kanck was invited for interview on Afternoons with James Valentine, ABC Sydney Radio, on 25th March 2001. The Segment was titled “Australia’s population has shrunk. What is the ideal population for this country?”  A week prior, ABC Sydney interviewed Dr Liz Allen who raised concerns of Australia’s population slow down on …

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Canberra slashes occupations on migration list

mmigration Minister Chris Evans has slashed by half the list of 400 occupations given an easy ride into Australia in the independent skilled migration program, replacing them with 180 ”highly valued occupations”. Article Link: http://www.theage.com.au/national/canberra-slashes-occupations-on-migration-list-20100516-v6dz.html

NZ migrants hasten coast’s growth

KIWIS love the Sunshine Coast. In fact, it is New Zealand immigrants who are largely behind our population growth – and that is unlikely to change, even if the Federal Government radically restricts migration. Article Link:

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